Freeport teen mugged on way home from school

May 14, 2014 6:28:32 AM PDT
Nassau County police are searching for the armed robber who mugged a 14-year-old girl on her way home from school.

The incident happened Monday afternoon on Southside Avenue near Guy Lombardo Avenue in Freeport.

Police say the robber flashed a knife at the ninth grader, then ripped a gold necklace off her neck.

The teen was not hurt.

The victim further described the subject as being a dark-skinned black male, about 20 to 25 years old, 5-foot-4 with a medium build. He was wearing dark-colored shorts, a dark tank top and a white towel that was wrapped around his head.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this Robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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